Research & Scholarship

Below, you will find a selection of recent and forthcoming work by NYU Law faculty in this area of study. Although this list is not comprehensive, it provides a sample of the work our faculty are doing in this field today. You can also visit the Publications pages in our individual Faculty Profiles for more information.

* Accepted and forthcoming
** Working paper


Clayton Gillette, Lynn Baker, and David Schleicher. Local Government Law: Cases and Materials (Foundation Press 5th ed., December 2014)

Robert HowseLeo Strauss: Man of Peace (Cambridge Univ. Press, September 2014)

Benedict KingsburySally Engle Merry, and Kevin Davis, eds. The Quiet Power of Indicators: Measuring Development, Corruption, and the Rule of Law (Cambridge University Press, May 2015)

Richard ReveszStruggling for Air: Power Plants and the “War on Coal” (Oxford U. Press, January 2016)

Richard ReveszEnvironmental Law and Policy (3rd  ed., Foundation Press, 2015)

Chapters and Articles

Vicki Been ’83, Ingrid Gould Ellen, Michael Gedal, Edward Glaeser, and Brian McCabe. “Preserving History or Hindering Growth? The Heterogeneous Effects of Historic Districts on Local Housing Markets in New York City” (September 2014)**

Vicki Been ’83, Josiah Madar, and Simon Thomas McDonnell. “Urban Land-Use Regulation: Are Homevoters Overtaking the Growth Machine?” 11 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 227 (June 2014)

Deborah Kay Burand. "Contracting for Impact: Embedding Social and Environmental Impact Goals into Loan Agreements," 12 NYU Journal of Law and Business 775 (2017) 

Clayton Gillette“Dictatorships for Democracy: Takeovers of Financially Failed Cities,” 114 Columbia Law Review 1373 (October 2014)

Clayton Gillette and David Skeel. “Governance Reform and the Judicial Role in Municipal Bankruptcy” (July 2015)**

Roderick Hills Jr“Hydrofracking and Home Rule: Defending and Defining an Anti-Preemption Canon of Statutory Construction in New York,” 77 Albany Law Review 647 (2014)

Roderick Hills Jr. and David Schleicher. “City Replanning” (August 2014)**

Robert Howse, Joanna Langille ’11, and Katie Sykes. “Pluralism in Practice: Moral Legislation and the Law of the WTO after Seal Products,” George Washington International Law Review (2015)*

Benedict Kingsbury, Megan Donaldson LLM ’10, JSD ’16, and Rodrigo Vallejo LLM ’12. “Global Administrative Law,” Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law (Anne Orford and Florian Hoffmann Martin Clark, eds., Oxford U. Press, August 2016)*

Richard Revesz. “Quantifying Regulatory Benefits,” 102 California Law Review 1423 (2014)

Richard Revesz“Toward a More Rational Environmental Policy,” 39 Harvard Environmental Law Review 93 (2015)

Richard Revesz and Michael Livermore ’06. “Interest Groups and Environmental Policy: Inconsistent Positions and Missed Opportunities,” 45 Environmental Law Review 1 (2015)

Richard Revesz and Kimberly M. Castle. "Environmental Standards, Thresholds, and the Next Battlegroudn of Climate Change Regulations," 103 Minnesota Law Review*

Richard Revesz. "Regulation and Distribution," 93 New York University Law Review*

Richard Revesz and Burcin Unel. "Managing the Future of the Electricity Grid: Energy Storage and Greenhouse Gas Emissions," 42 Harvard Environmental Law Review 139 (2018)

Richard Revesz, Thomas Sterner, Denise Grab, Peter H. Howard, and Jason A. Schwartz. "Best Cost Estimate of Greenhouse Gases," 357 Science 655 (2017) 

Richard Revesz, Al McGartland, Daniel A. Axelrad, Chris Dockins, Patrice Sutton, and Tracey J. Woodruff. "Estimating the Health Benefits of Environmental Regulations," 357 Science 457 (2017)

Richard Revesz and Patrick M. Corrigan. "The Genesis of Independent Agencies," 92 New York University Law Review 637 (2017)

Richard Revesz. "Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Structure of the Administrative State: The Case of Financial Services Regulation," 34 Yale Journal on Regulation 545 (2017)

Richard Revesz and Burcin Unel. "Managing the Future of the Electricity Grid: Distributed Generation and Net Metering," 42 Harvard Environmental Law Review 43 (2017)

Richard Revesz, Jason A. Schwartz, Peter H. Howard, Kenneth Arrow, Michael A. Livermore, Michael Oppenheimer and Thomas Sterner. "The Social Cost of Carbon: A Global Imperative," 11 Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 172 (2017)

Richard Revesz and Michael Livermore ’06. “Rethinking Health-Based Environmental Standards,” 89 NYU L. Review1184 (October 2014)

Richard Revesz and Burcin Unel. “Managing the Future of the Electricity Grid: Distributed Generation and Net Metering” (February 2016)**

Richard Revesz. “Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Structure of the Administrative State: The Case of Financial Services Regulation” (February 2016)**

Richard Stewart, Michael Oppenheimer, and Bruce Rudyk. "Building Blocks: A Strategy for Near-Term Action Within the New Global Climate Framework," 144 Climatic Change 1 (2017)

Richard Stewart, Reeve Bull, Neysun Mahboubi, and Jonathan Wiener. “New Approaches to International Regulatory Cooperation: The Challenge of TTIP, TPP, and Mega-Regional Trade Agreements,” 78 Law and Contemporary Problems 1 (2015)

Richard Stewart“Remedying Disregard in Global Regulatory Governance: Accountability, Participation, and Responsiveness,” 108 American Journal of International Law 211 (April 2014)

Richard Stewart and Jane Stewart. “Solving The Spent Nuclear Fuel Impasse,” 21 NYU Environmental Law Journal 1 (2014)

Katrina Wyman. "Limiting the National Right to Exclude," 72 University of Miami Law Review 425 (2018)

Katrina Wyman. "Taxi Regulation in the Age of Uber," 20 New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 1 (2017) 

Katrina Wyman. "In Defense of the Fee Simple," 93 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (2017)

Katrina Wyman. "The New Essentialism in Property," 9 Journal of Legal Analysis 183 (2017)

Katrina Wyman. "United States' Options for Receiving Cross-Border Climate Migrants," 7 Climate Law 232 (2017) 

Katrina Wyman. "The Recovery in U.S. Fisheries," 31 Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law 149 (2016)